It doesn’t rain “cats and dogs” here…

…but Parrots instead! Panama – where the seasons are “wet” and “wetter.” 😉 My first couple weeks here have been busy, sometimes hectic, most always muddy and GREAT! When I arrived, there was a team here at the Wood’s house from Washington State. They were having medical/dental clinics, building rain-catchment systems and drilling wells (with … More It doesn’t rain “cats and dogs” here…

So Long!

Just boarded my flight to Panama! That huge bag I am carrying is full of great supplies for the community – thanks to everyone who donated first aid and hygiene supplies. I am so excited to work alongside the Wood family again. I will be focusing on hygiene education and sanitation facilities. Special thanks to … More So Long!

Fruits de mar

Language Blunder #954: “Fruits de mar” has nothing at all to do with fruit in Haiti- it means seafood. Helene and I almost ordered some sort of mango seafood dish thinking it was just a mango fruit cup. Oops! We returned home just after midnight from a successful and exhausting trip into the mountains of … More Fruits de mar